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Thursday, June 22

“Burma Superstar: Addictive Recipes” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Thursday, June 22 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

From the beloved San Francisco restaurant, a mouthwatering collection of recipes, including Fiery Tofu, Garlic Noodles, the legendary Tea Leaf Salad, and many more. Never before have the vivid flavors of Burmese cooking been so achievable for home cooks.

Tuesday, June 27

SF History Night | Noe Valley
Tuesday, June 27 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 for non-members; free for SFHA members
| St. Philip's Church
SF History Night | Noe Valley

The San Francisco History Association hosts monthly talks which explore our city’s enchanting history in depth. Each month, a local history expert hosts a themed talk usually accompanied by a slide show with light refreshments. Monthly presentations cover a dizzyingly diverse variety of SF history ...

Sunday, July 2

Let Justice Ring: Free Handbell Concert by Bell Appeal | SF
Sunday, July 2 – 2:30 pm | Cost: FREE*
*Donations accepted
| Bethany United Methodist Church
Let Justice Ring: Free Handbell Concert by Bell Appeal | SF

Bell Appeal celebrates the 4th of July weekend with a concert reflecting on the current political climate and how they make a difference in the local and global communities. Join them as they perform songs by George Michael, Sara Bareilles, The Beatles, REM, and more.

Thursday, July 6

Comedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF
Thursday, July 6 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Valley Tavern
Comedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF

Comedy Gold brings SF’s best comedians to a monthly showcase at the Valley Tavern. Come see regulars Liz Stone, Drew Harmon, Ruby Gill, and Yuri Kagan with new guests every 1st Thursday of the month. Comedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF Every 1st ...

Wednesday, July 12

“The Joys of Jewish Preserving” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Wednesday, July 12 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Jewish cooks, even casual ones, are proud of the history of preserved foods in Jewish life, from the time of living in a desert two millennia ago to the era in which Jews lived in European ghettoes with no refrigeration during the last century. In …

Thursday, July 13

“Fiery Ferments” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Thursday, July 13 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Whet your appetite with more than 60 recipes for hot sauces, mustards, pickles, chutneys, relishes, and kimchis from around the globe. Chiles take the spotlight, with recipes such as Thai Pepper Mint Cilantro Paste, Aleppo Za’atar Pomegranate Sauce, and Mango Plantain Habañero Ferment, but other …

Monday, July 17

“The Book of Greens” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Monday, July 17 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

Chef Jenn Louis has compiled more than 175 recipes for simple, show-stopping fare, from snacks to soups to mains (and even breakfast and dessert) that will inspire you to reach for new greens at the farmers’ market, or use your old standbys in totally fresh …

Wednesday, July 19

“Salad for President” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Wednesday, July 19 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food

The creator of the immensely popular Salad for President blog presents a visually rich collection of more than 75 salad recipes, with contributions and interviews by artists/creative professionals like William Wegman, Tauba Auerbach, Laurie Anderson, and Alice Waters.

Tuesday, July 25

SF History Night | Noe Valley
Tuesday, July 25 – 7:00 pm | Cost: $5*
*$5 for non-members; free for SFHA members
| St. Philip's Church
SF History Night | Noe Valley

The San Francisco History Association hosts monthly talks which explore our city’s enchanting history in depth. Each month, a local history expert hosts a themed talk usually accompanied by a slide show with light refreshments. Monthly presentations cover a dizzyingly diverse variety of SF history ...

Thursday, July 27

“Farm to Table Asian Secrets” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Thursday, July 27 – 6:30 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
“Farm to Table Asian Secrets” Book Launch | Omnivore Books

Author Patricia Tanumihardja is an experienced food writer and expert on Asian and sustainable farm-to-table cooking. She shows you how to buy and use the freshest in-season produce to create delicious dishes with startlingly new flavors and textures. She also explains in this Asian cookbook …

Saturday, July 29

“Recipes from the Herbalist’s Kitchen” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Saturday, July 29 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
“Recipes from the Herbalist's Kitchen” Book Launch | Omnivore Books

With in-depth profiles of favorite culinary herbs such as dill, sage, basil, and mint, Nickerson offers fascinating insights into the healing properties of each herb and then shares 110 original recipes for scrumptious snacks, entrées, drinks, and desserts that are specially designed to meet the …

Sunday, July 30

“Other Avenues Are Possible” Book Launch | Omnivore Books
Sunday, July 30 – 3:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Omnivore Books on Food
“Other Avenues Are Possible” Book Launch | Omnivore Books

Other Avenues Are Possible offers a vivid account of the dramatic rise and fall of the San Francisco People’s Food System of the 1970s. Weaving new interviews, historical research, and the author’s personal story as a longstanding co-op member, the book captures the excitement of …

Thursday, August 3

Comedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF
Thursday, August 3 – 9:00 pm | Cost: FREE | Valley Tavern
Comedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF

Comedy Gold brings SF’s best comedians to a monthly showcase at the Valley Tavern. Come see regulars Liz Stone, Drew Harmon, Ruby Gill, and Yuri Kagan with new guests every 1st Thursday of the month. Comedy Gold: Free Stand-Up Comedy Showcase | SF Every 1st ...